Arun Vishwanath


Arun Vishwanath

Arun Vishwanath


Arun Vishwanath


Research Topics

Cyber security; Hacking; Cyber breaches; Cyber terrorism; Online deception; Adoption, abuse, and misuse of information technology

Contact Information

333 Baldy Hall

Buffalo NY, 14260-1020

Phone: (716) 645-1163




March 2016. “Strategic Communication Before, During, And After A Cyber Attack: Perspectives From The Adversaries And The Defenders.” Drexel University.

February 2016. "Spearphishing: The Single Biggest Threat to Cybersecurity and How We Can Combat it." National University of Singapore.

December 2015. "Protecting Cyberspace from Spearphishing." US Army Cyber Institute, West Point, NY

November 2015. "Design-Related Problems In Securing Cyberspace." National Security Agency, Special Cyber Operations Research and Engineering (SCORE) Interagency Working Group

October 2015. "Suspicion, Cognition, Automaticity Model of Phishing Susceptibility." University of Florida

April 2015. "Security in the Internet Community: What the Sony Hack has to do with all of us." UB Alumni Association.

March 2015. "Barriers to adoption of anti-phishing technology." National Security Agency.

November 04, 2014. "Social media: Exploring Habits." Insitute for Social Research (ISR), University of Michigan, Ann Abor.  

November 29, 2013. "Phishing attacks on social media: Causes, consequences, and mitigation strategies." University of Augsburg, Augsburg, Germany.  

December 10, 2013. "Getting phished on social media."  MYRA School of Business, India. 

October 4, 2012. "Phishing attacks on social media: Causes, consequences, and mitigation strategiesMark Junck Research Colloquium, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

November 30, 2011. "Individual differnces in phishing susceptibility."  International School of Information Management, University of Mysore, India. 

December 12, 2007. "TECHNOLOGY ACCEPTANCE AND USE: A Confrontation of Contemporary Scientific Models." Speakers include Dr. Viswanath Venkatesh, Professor, University of Arkansas; Robert LaRose, Professor, Michigan State University. International Conference held at the University of Twente, Netherlands. 

November 29, 2007. "Research on the Adoption of Health IT." University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

May 6-7, 2006.  "Innovation diffusion as it relates to the diffusion, adoption and use of psychiatric treatment guidelines/algorithms. " Keynote by Dr. Ted Shortliffe. Invitational Symposium on Diffusion, Adoption, and Maintenance of Psychiatric Treatment Algorithms,  Buffalo, NY. 

April 27, 2006. "Barriers to EHR Adoption among WNY Physicians." Buffalo Academy of Medicine. 

April 25, 2006. "Asian leaders in the United States: Challenges and Opportunities." Diversity and Leadership Panel Series. 

November 30, 2005.  "Barriers to EHR Adoption among WNY Physicians." Medical Health Informatics Speaker Series, Buffalo, NY.